The FDI report for 2020 and COVID-19 reflections

A closer look at the figures in our 2019  fDi  Report suggests that a rebalancing of global FDI was already happening. As much as Covid-19 accelerates the decline of legacy industries, it may well end up bolstering those that showed fresh dynamism in 2019.

FINANCIAL DISTRESS, INSOLVENCY, BUSINESS RESCUE AND RESTRUCTURING

The COVID-19 crisis is disrupting supply and demand at the same time, with severe financial consequences. To not only survive the crisis but also rebound swiftly, companies must protect their liquidity position and focus on their core competencies and businesses

Forget the V- and U-shaped economic recovery, SA may take a decade to bounce back

JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa, also the current chairperson of the African Union, acknowledged on April 9 that the Covid-19 pandemic could potentially wipe out South African the citizens if the country did not extend the lockdown from 21 to 35 days.

Nine ways you can try to save your small business post COVID-19.

The COVID-19 crisis is disrupting supply and demand at the same time, with severe financial consequences. To not only survive the crisis but also rebound swiftly, companies must protect their liquidity position and focus on their core competencies and businesses

Maintaining price stability will not be easy for the SA Reserve Bank

JOHANNESBURG – The rand’s slide in afternoon trade on Friday came with shocking fluctuations with the domestic unit breaching R19.05 to the US dollar for the first time.

The 2020 financial markets volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity are the scenarios of emerging markets and the global economy.

A more challenging year for South Africa’s banks in 2020

JOHANNESBURG – Fitch Ratings has downgraded the long-term issuer default ratings (IDRs) and viability ratings (VRs) of five South African banks – Absa, FirstRand, Investec, Nedbank and Standard Bank – to “BB” and “bb”, respectively.

Covid-19 puts at least 1.5 million South African jobs at risk

The COVID-19 crisis is disrupting supply and demand at the same time, with severe financial consequences. To not only survive the crisis but also rebound swiftly, companies must protect their liquidity position and focus on their core competencies and businesses

Circular Economy: How we design, produce, use and discard products impacts our economy

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa recently hosted a symposium on Circular Economy November 2019, South Africa and European union partnership on Circular Economy symposium held at the National Research Foundation.